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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
August 18, 2017
'Snakes in the grass:' 2 firms accused of scamming seniors, veterans
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 16, against two lending firms, accusing them of bilking money from...
August 18, 2017 - 10:12am
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
February 1, 2017
Dilworth woman accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from people around the world
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Dilworth, Minn., woman is accused in Clay County District Court of being part of a scheme that defrauded people around...
February 1, 2017 - 3:13pm
January 14, 2017
Bail bond forgery results in charges against company executive
A Champlin man who directed operations at a bail bond company has been charged with forging a bail bond in the case of a woman charged with murder, Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced. Anthony J. Hanson, 45, is charged in...
January 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 26, 2016
What’s with the big deal with the chip?
Customers paying for in-store purchases with credit or debit cards will be doing more “card-dipping” and less “card-swiping” as more...
May 26, 2016 - 5:20am
April 17, 2016
White Earth woman is charged with card fraud
Missy Sue Hanks, 36, of 36521 County Road 21, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony financial transaction card fraud and misdemeanor theft. According to court records, on April 4 tribal police officers executed a search warrant on a 2010 Chevy Malibu...
April 17, 2016 - 5:30am
January 16, 2016
Identity thieves steal tax refunds
With another tax season coming up quickly, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax return and claim your refund. Though this type...
January 16, 2016 - 5:20am
October 8, 2015
Building a fraud-free family
A generation ago, most families didn’t think about financial fraud. Today, it can come in many forms – over the phone, through the mail and increasingly, online. It’s an equal opportunity crime that affects consumers of all ages. For the 15th straight year, the Federal Trade...
October 8, 2015 - 5:25am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme
ST. PAUL – One former and two current members of the Minnesota National Guard were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury as part of what prosecutors say was a widespread recruiting kickback scheme that netted tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten bonuses. Those charged...
June 11, 2015 - 8:58am
May 8, 2015
Local woman is accused of state lottery fraud
Joydell Ann Nealis, 23, of 28212 County Road 26, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with state lottery fraud, a felony. According to court records, she is suspected of stealing a roll of 100 Bonus Lucky Lines scratch-off tickets, worth $3 apiece, from...
May 8, 2015 - 5:25am
May 1, 2015
Man sentenced for credit card fraud
Barrett Annick-Zephrys Kringen, 19, of 10848 Eagle Lake Road, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud. According to court records, in December of 2014, he took two credit cards without permission, and used one of...
May 1, 2015 - 5:30am
March 12, 2015
Senior abuse, fraud at tax time
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is asking certified public accountants to be on the lookout for signs of senior financial abuse among their clientele. Rothman urged CPAs preparing tax returns for their senior clients to use their expertise to help spot elder fraud...
March 12, 2015 - 5:55am
March 11, 2015
Social Security child benefits usually end after HS graduation
Q: I am getting ready to retire and have a child starting college next year. Will he be eligible for Social Security from my record? A: Social Security benefits have not been payable to children in college for many years, but he might be eligible for benefits if you retire before...
March 11, 2015 - 5:05am
March 4, 2015
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Healthcare fraud is defined as that which occurs when an individual or organization intentionally deceives others to gain benefit, knowingly or willfully executing or attempting to execute a scheme or ploy to defraud the Medicare system or obtaining information through deception or...
March 4, 2015 - 5:05am
December 18, 2014
House arrest for Frazee woman convicted on card fraud charge
A Frazee woman was sentenced for felony transaction card fraud. Amber Anne Bauer, 20, will spend 30 days on house arrest and pay a $1,000 fine. She was also granted a stay of adjudication, which means if she remains law abiding during her probation, the felony will not go on...
December 18, 2014 - 10:30am